Average Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salary

$140,147
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,832
Bonus
$8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology is $140,147.
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$86k
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$177k
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MEDIAN $140,147
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Salary
$86k - $177k
Bonus
$5k - $36k
Profit Sharing
$817 - $39k
Total Pay
$87k - $201k

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Job Description for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Tasks
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Work with senior management to design and implement security master plan.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate internal information technology security, including technology, software, policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
  • Act as resource for security technical information and problem solving.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology
Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Architect, IT
Security Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Risk Management and Security Testing and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Security and Security Policies and Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

An early career Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,017 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,321 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $145,747 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,900.
Employees with Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (10.7% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Early Career
5.5%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
49.3%
Late Career
27.4%